25 Best, Most Amazing Things to Do in Maui, Hawaii!

25 Best, Most Amazing Things to Do in Maui, Hawaii!

What’s the first image that comes to mind when you think of Maui? Sun, sand, and sea, right? And Maui’s many beautiful beaches are undoubtedly a huge reason why it is considered a tropical paradise. But Maui is so much more than beautiful beaches! Your Maui bucket list can span everything from lush waterfalls to […]

Five Fun Things to do in the Napa Valley (Other than Wine Tastings!)

Five Fun Things to do in the Napa Valley (Other than Wine Tastings!)

You’ve done your research and scheduled all your wine tastings for your visit to the Napa Valley, Northern California’s famed wine country. Great! But here are five other fun things to consider while you’re there, to round out your Napa Valley experience. Savor Wine Country Cuisine The Napa Valley is known almost as much for […]

Artist’s Drive at Death Valley National Park: Finding Color in the Desert!

Artist’s Drive at Death Valley National Park: Finding Color in the Desert!

Planning a trip to Death Valley National Park? Be sure to include Artist’s Drive in your itinerary. The one-way drive through colorful canyons will take your breath away with its raw beauty. Artist’s Drive was high on my list for our visit, and I was excited to finally experience the surreal colors in person. Following […]

Eight Gorgeous Napa Valley Wineries You Must Visit!

Eight Gorgeous Napa Valley Wineries You Must Visit!

The Napa Valley in northern California is justly famous for its award-winning wines and cuisine. It makes for a lovely travel destination any time of the year. But did you know that many wineries here are worth visiting not just for their wines but also for their unique architecture or art or gardens? So, whether […]

Driving the Big Sur Stretch of the Pacific Coast Highway: Five Must-Stop Spots!

Driving the Big Sur Stretch of the Pacific Coast Highway: Five Must-Stop Spots!

The Big Sur stretch of the Pacific Coast Highway, from Carmel to Lucia, is among the most spectacular coastal road trips in the world. Even if you choose to cruise in your little Honda Civic instead of a snazzy red convertible with the top down, this drive offers plenty of clutch-the-edge-of-your-seat excitement. The road is […]

Our Fleeting Flirtation with Mono Lake…and Why We’ll Be Back!

Our Fleeting Flirtation with Mono Lake…and Why We’ll Be Back!

Mono Lake is located in the Eastern Sierra in California. It wasn’t really on our itinerary when we did an Eastern Sierra fall road trip from South Lake Tahoe to Bishop, because it’s not a lake known for fall colors. But when we were taking photos of hillsides covered with fall color at Conway Summit on […]